Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Born: February 4, 1906

Died: April 9, 1945

Nationality: German

Occupation: Theologian

Biography: Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi resistant, and founding member of the Confessing Church. In his role as a theologian, his view of Christianity's role in the secular world has become very influential. Bonhoeffer became known for his resistance against the Nazi dictatorship strongly opposing Hitler's euthanasia programs and the genocide against the Jews.

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